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Bob Marley - Young Mystic (2004) [Audio Fidelity SACD #AFZ-021] PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC / Technical RE-UP

Bob Marley - Young Mystic (2004) [with The Wailers & The Upsetters]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 43:55 minutes | Scans included | 1,29 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Full Scans included | 877 MB
Audio Fidelity SACD #AFZ-021 | Compiled and Mastered by Steve Hoffman
Simon & Garfunkel - Sounds Of Silence (1966) [Audio Fidelity, AFZ 080]

Simon & Garfunkel - Sounds Of Silence (1966)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2010 | Audio Fidelity, AFZ 080 | ~ 175 or 70 Mb | Scans(png) -> 52 Mb
Folk Rock

Simon & Garfunkel's second album, Sounds of Silence, was recorded 18 months after their debut long-player, Wednesday Morning, 3 AM – but even though the two albums shared one song (actually, one-and-a-half songs) in common, the sound here seemed a million miles away from the gentle harmonizing and unassuming acoustic accompaniment on the first record…
Simon & Garfunkel - Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme (1966) [Audio Fidelity, AFZ 075]

Simon & Garfunkel - Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme (1966)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2010 | Audio Fidelity, AFZ 075 | ~ 155 or 68 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 32 Mb
Folk Rock

Simon & Garfunkel's first masterpiece, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme was also the first album on which the duo, in tandem with engineer Roy Halee, exerted total control from beginning to end, right down to the mixing, and it is an achievement akin to the Beatles' Revolver or the Beach Boys' Pet Sounds album, and just as personal and pointed as either of those records at their respective bests…
Ten Years After - 2 Studio Albums (1971-1972) [AFZ 24 KT + Gold CD, 2011-2012] (Repost)

Ten Years After - 2 Studio Albums (1971-1972) [AFZ 24 KT + Gold CD, 2011-2012]
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 508 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 195 MB | Covers - 85 MB
Genre: Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Audio Fidelity

A Space in Time (1971). A Space in Time was Ten Years After's best-selling album. This was due primarily to the strength of "I'd Love to Change the World," the band's only hit single, and one of the most ubiquitous AM and FM radio cuts of the summer of 1971. TYA's first album for Columbia, A Space in Time has more of a pop-oriented feel than any of their previous releases had. The individual cuts are shorter, and Alvin Lee displays a broader instrumental palette than before. In fact, six of the disc's ten songs are built around acoustic guitar riffs. However, there are still a couple of barn-burning jams. The leadoff track, "One of These Days," is a particularly scorching workout, featuring extended harmonica and guitar solos…
Billy Joel - 2 Studio Albums (1978-1980) [AFZ 24 KT + Gold CD, 2010]

Billy Joel - 2 Studio Albums (1978-1980) [AFZ 24 KT + Gold CD, 2010]
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 422 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 177 MB | Covers - 114 MB
Genre: Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Audio Fidelity

52nd Street (1978). 52nd Street is Billy Joel's sixth studio album and the first to reach #1 in Billboard. The 1978 release contains some essential American pop songs including the three Top 40 hits, "My Life," "Big Shot," and "Honesty."
The sophisticated and somewhat jazzy album is conceptualized like a musical, a showcase of masterful writing and musicianship. Joel interjects rock, soul and Latin rhythyms along with the jazz. The music flows together smoothly, thanks to Phil Ramone's seamless production and Joel's melodic craftsmanship. The jazz influences come through most strongly on "Zanzibar" - featuring Freddie Hubbard's trumpet solos - "Stiletto," and the title track. The album's standout is the gorgeously layered love song, "Until the Night"…
James Taylor - 3 Studio Albums (1970-1972) [AFZ 24 KT + Gold CD, 2010-2012] (Repost)

James Taylor - 3 Studio Albums (1970-1972) [AFZ 24 KT + Gold CD, 2010-2012]
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 538 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 252 MB | Covers - 107 MB
Genre: Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Audio Fidelity

Sweet Baby James (1970). James Taylor's second album, Sweet Baby James, released in early 1970, is the album that secured his spot among the most important songwriters of the 70s. The sweet, bluesy acoustic guitar and vocals on this album are authentic and interesting - this is a record that has everything from a blues inspired jam, packed with a big band horn section ("Steamroller Blues"); to a gospel revival-like track ("Lo And Behold"); to a traditional nursery rhyme made into a folk ballad ("Oh, Susannah"). And, of course, the album featured "Fire and Rain," which reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100. "Country Road" was another Top 40 hit that struck a chord with music fans, especially because of its attractive mixture of folk, country, gospel, and blues elements, all of them carefully understated and distanced…

Bob Marley - Young Mystic (2004) [Audio Fidelity, AFZ 021]  Music

Posted by v3122 at Feb. 17, 2017
Bob Marley - Young Mystic (2004) [Audio Fidelity, AFZ 021]

Bob Marley - Young Mystic (2004)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Audio Fidelity, AFZ 021 | ~ 202 or 104 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 24 Mb
Reggae

Recorded under the auspices of revolutionary reggae producer Lee Perry around 1971-72, this compilation includes early versions of many of the songs that were later to make Bob Marley and the Wailers internationally famous…
Neil Norman presents - Sci-Fi In Hi-Fi (2003) {Hybrid SACD, Audio Fidelity AFZ 012}

Neil Norman presents - Sci-Fi In Hi-Fi (2003) {Hybrid SACD, Audio Fidelity AFZ 012}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 318 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 119 Mb
Scans (JPG, 300 dpi) ~ 25 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Soundtracks, Movie Themes | Audio Fidelity #AFZ 012

Whether in its original serial form in the 1940s, in the low-budget films of the 1950s, in the television series of the 1960s, or even in the overgrown re-imaginings for blockbuster movies in the 1970s and beyond, the science-fiction genre on film (and videotape) has always had something cheesy about it, and that is part of its appeal. Even when the technical wizards at director George Lucas' Industrial Light and Magic are dreaming up the next Star Wars movie, there is, at heart, a sense of the earliest, silliest versions of the genre still present. In that spirit come Neil Norman's souped-up and synthesized treatments of the various scores for sci-fi films and TV…

James Taylor - Walking Man (1974) [Audio Fidelity, AFZ 109]  Music

Posted by v3122 at Dec. 23, 2016
James Taylor - Walking Man (1974) [Audio Fidelity, AFZ 109]

James Taylor - Walking Man (1974)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2011 | Audio Fidelity, AFZ 109 | ~ 193 or 89 Mb | Scans Included
Folk Rock, Acoustic, Soft Rock

One Man Dog drastically lowered expectations for a new James Taylor album, and those expectations were almost met by Walking Man, a more considered effort than its predecessor that managed to be just as trivial but even less interesting…
Tommy Turrentine - Tommy Turrentine (1960) {2003, Hybrid SACD, Audio Fidelity AFZ 007}

Tommy Turrentine - Tommy Turrentine (1960) {2003, Hybrid SACD, Audio Fidelity AFZ 007}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 256 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 100 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 32 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Hard Bop | Audio Fidelity #AFZ 007 | Mastered for SACD by Steve Hoffman

When he recorded this album, his lone date as a leader, trumpeter Tommy Turrentine (who was a member of Max Roach's group along with his brother, the soon-to-be famous tenor Stanley Turrentine) seemed to have a potentially great future. Unfortunately, ill health would eventually force his retirement. Turrentine's set for Time (which has been reissued on CD by Bainbridge) actually features the musicians of Roach's quintet (including brother Stanley, trombonist Julian Priester, bassist Bob Boswell, and Roach himself) plus pianist Horace Parlan. The trumpeter contributed five of the seven songs (which are joined by Horace Parlan's "Blues for J.P." and Bud Powell's "Webb City") on this fine straight-ahead hard bop set. All of the musicians play up to par and the results are swinging and fit securely into the modern mainstream of the time.